New car group tests

For What Car? group tests, we drive the cars back-to-back on UK roads. Plus we conduct our own performance, fuel economy and noise tests to ensure 100% integrity

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April 2017

New Kia Rio vs Skoda Fabia

Kia wants to move from the small hatch fringe to being the main attraction with its new Rio. But first it has to usurp the current king, the Skoda Fabia

Audi A4 Avant vs BMW 3 Series Touring vs Mercedes C-Class Estate

In estate form, the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class are all practical and stylish load-luggers. But which is best?

New Mini Countryman vs Audi Q2 vs Seat Ateca

Mini has boosted practicality in the latest version of the Countryman. So does it now mix function and looks better than its small SUV rivals from Audi and Seat?

New Seat Leon vs Vauxhall Astra

No longer is diesel the de facto option – both the Leon and Astra are available with efficient petrol engines, but which one is the best family hatchback?

New Mercedes E-Class Estate & Volvo V90 vs Audi A6 Avant

Looking for a large and luxurious load lugger? We pit the new Mercedes E-Class Estate against the Audi A6 Avant and Volvo V90 to find out which is best

Porsche 718 Cayman vs BMW M2 vs Jaguar F-Type

Is the turbocharged Cayman S the best sports car you can buy, or would you have more fun in a BMW M2 or Jaguar F-Type?

New Land Rover Discovery vs Audi Q7 vs Volvo XC90

Land Rover’s new Discovery promises to be the definitive do-anything seven-seater. But first it has to beat the Audi Q7 and Volvo XC90. We find out which is best

Jaguar F-Pace vs BMW X3 vs Land Rover Discovery Sport

Will Jaguar's first SUV sink or swim against the practical Land Rover Discovery Sport and sporty BMW X3?

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